Erin  Khar

Managing Editor


Erin Khar lives, loves, and writes in New York City and sometimes other cities too. She was the recipient of a 2012 Eric Hoffer Editor's Choice Prize for her story, "Last House at the End of the Street," which was published in the Best New Writing 2012 anthology. In addition to her Ask Erin advice column and her role as Managing Editor for Ravishly, her writing has appeared many places, including Marie Claire, Esquire, Cosmopolitan, The Manifest-Station, Good Housekeeping, and SELF. She is currently working on her first book, a memoir. When she’s not writing, she’s probably watching Beverly Hills, 90210.

Erin Khar's Articles

Do I tell my coworker that I slept with her boyfriend?

Ask Erin: Do I Tell My Coworker That I Slept With Her Boyfriend?

It was a one night stand, I don’t have any feelings for him, and she’s not a really close friend. Do I tell my coworker that I slept with her boyfriend?
Erin Khar   |   11.22.17 5:15am   |   SHARE
My husband is an addict; should I leave?

Ask Erin: My Husband Is An Addict; Should I Leave? 

I’m married to a guy who struggles with addictions to cocaine and alcohol. I've been with him for over a decade. My husband is an addict; should I leave?
Erin Khar   |   11.17.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
Ask Erin: Help! I have no libido.

Ask Erin: Help! I Have No Libido

Help! I am a 27-year-old woman. I'm in a great relationship with a man who loves me, but I never want to have sex. I have no libido.
Erin Khar   |   11.10.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
Postpartum Self-Care (image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart)

Rav’s Repro: Postpartum Self-Care 

Self-care can be a challenge for many of us. Add a newborn and a body recovering from childbirth, and postpartum self-care gets a whole lot tougher.
Erin Khar   |   11.7.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
I don't want to be a horrible friend but I want out.

Ask Erin: Am I A Horrible Friend?

I'm seriously considering exiting a friendship. My friend is in an emotionally abusive marriage. I don't want to be a horrible friend but I want out.
Erin Khar   |   11.3.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
"I'm falling in love with him." (Image: Mariah Sharp @MightyMooseArt)

Ask Erin: Help! I'm In Love With My Best Friend

I’m falling in love with my best friend, and I definitely feel that he may feel similarly. Do I do to move forward? I don’t want to miss this window.
Erin Khar   |   10.27.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
Image: Mariah Sharp @MightyMooseArt

Ask Erin: Is He Single Or Not?

There’s someone I like, but I'm not sure if he's single or not. I met this guy online, we've been texting, and I'm starting to like him enough to meet him.
Erin Khar   |   10.20.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
Mariah Sharp @MightyMooseArt

Ask Erin: I'm Asexual; How Do I Get Him To Back Off? 

It's no secret that I'm asexual. I've explained what this means several times, and I know this guy is well aware. How do I get him to back off?
Erin Khar   |   10.13.17 12:21am   |   SHARE
I am 1 in 4: Pregnancy And Infant Loss Remembrance Day - Image: Mariah Sharp @MightyMooseArt

Rav's Repro: Pregnancy And Infant Loss Remembrance Day 

October 15th is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day to remember and honor miscarriage, stillbirth, SIDS, and newborn death.
Erin Khar   |   10.10.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
Image: Mariah Sharp @MightyMooseArt

Ask Erin: Does My Boyfriend Want A Polyamorous Relationship? 

A polyamorous relationship requires the desire and consent of all parties involved. So let's talk about your bodyfriend wanting a polyamorous relationship.
Erin Khar   |   10.6.17 12:01am   |   SHARE